Resolution No. 2015-08 - Passed by Consensus

PCH Management

Whereas;  The VGFN GA recognizes the need to take full advantage of the current United States 
		 political climate;

Whereas;  The VGFN GA unanimously agrees to develop a new strategy to fulfill the 1988 mandate 
		 passed in Arctic Village, Alaska;


Therefore Be It Resolved;	

The VGFN GA hereby directs the Vuntut Gwitchin Chief and Council to reevaluate and reinvigorate its 
approach around the engagement strategy for the ultimate protection of the Porcupine Caribou Herd 
and make a decision on a new approach to permanently protect the Porcupine Caribou Herd calving 
grounds within the 1002 lands of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

That VGFN GA hereby confirms its support, and commits to revise its strategy to protect the Arctic 
National Wildlife Refuge by involving the international Gwitch'in Steering Committee, as well as 
redefining the TOR and role of the GSC. As well, focus on collaborating with other Gwitch'in 
Communities to establish a long-term plan to protect the refuge; this may include a Local Traditional 
Knowledge workshop